Monthly Archives: January 2015

Smoking Allowed in House Capitol Offices in Missouri

The US state of Missouri took a decision to go smoke-free. However, recently the Missouri House voted to continue to permit using cigarettes in offices in the Capitol building. Smoking is already prohibited on the House floor and in the public viewing chambers above. State Representative Jeanette Mott Oxford proposed to extend this smoking ban to the entire House side … Continue reading Continue reading

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New Orleans Bans Smoking in All Public Places

After making some modifications, last week  the city of New Orleans finally passed a smoking ban which prohibits lighting up in casinos, bars, private clubs and even in cars. The ban is applied to tobacco products and e-cigarettes. The ordinance also includes parks, recreational areas, theaters, business establishment,  sports facilities  and a host of other places.  People caught smoking in … Continue reading

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Howell: Smoking Ban in Apartments is Not for Folsom

Plans of Folsom city in Sacramento county, California, to introduce tougher smoking ban that extends to private apartments induced indignation from city leaders and residents. Kerri Howell,  Folsom’s Councilwoman, expressed her negative opinion on the proposed expanding of smoking ban. She said that with such a law the Government tries to interfere with people’s choises. The government is reaching too … Continue reading

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What Impact Smoking Has on Pets

Normally when the new year begins, people want to change something in their life, they want improvements. Most common New Year resolutions are connected to a healthy lifestyle: going to gym, making exercises, keeping to a healthy diet. However, these lifestyle changes have benefists not only on people, but they contribute to significant improvements in pets who live indoors. If … Continue reading

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Stillman College Joins Tobacco-Free Alabama Universities

Stillman College, Alabama, this week declared that it prohibits smoking on its campus. The smoke-free policy is applied to all tobacco products and e-cigarettes. With this move the college joins University of Alabama and Auburn University which go smoke-free this year. The University of Alabama announced about the initiative in November 2014 which is going to expand it on all … Continue reading

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Fort Collins Considers New Smoking Restrictions

City Council in Fort Collins, Colorado, on their upcoming meeting in February plans to discuss smoking restrictions in the city. There was proposed to expand smoking ban in Downtown area including Old town Square . The proposal prohibits smoking in next areas: – all city parks and natural zones; – all city owned facilities and their grounds; – some public … Continue reading

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Smoking Ban Working in Oahu, Hawaii

One year ago Oahu, Hawaii, adopted a law prohibiting use of cigarettes in parks and on beaches. Today people say that the air became cleaner and they enjoy it. Resident Dominic Apilando frequently goes to Kapiolani Park. He says that before the smoke-free law was adopted he used to see a lot of smokers in parks who were normally leaving … Continue reading

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